Live From The Fort

Live from the Fort is VPR's live performance series, and Vermont's source for local music discovery. The series celebrates local artists and features live performances by artists of all genres, on video, audio, broadcast or on-demand.

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For the April's edition of Live From The Fort, Caroline Rose performs a set live from Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the March edition of Live From The Fort, Binger perform  their unique, genre-bending, psychedelic prog- hop in Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

For the February edition of Live From The Fort, Barika perform a set live from Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

This new mix features some of the bands that have played on the show this past year and beyond. Listen to the complete special,  or watch the individual performances below.

Iron Eyes Cody

Gang of Thieves perform in VPR's own Studio One
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For the December edition of Live From The Fort, Gang of Thieves perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

For the November edition of Live From The Fort, Emma Cook & Questionable Company perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

For the October edition of Live From The Fort, Her Crooked Heart perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

For the July edition of Live From The Fort, TY-ALEX performed live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the September edition of Live From The Fort, Brattleboro's Wooden Dinosaur perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Watch the Chad Hollister Band's full performance, recorded live at VPR's Studio One in Fort Ethan Allen.
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For the August edition of Live From The Fort, the Chad Hollister Band perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

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For the May edition of Live From The Fort, The NEKtones, performed live from VPR's Studio One in Colchester.

The NEKTones are a Soul and R&B quintet with a musical palette defined by the landscape of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Photo: Courtesy Apartment 3 / Illustration: Anna Ste. Marie/VPR

We're recording the next Live From The Fort show and you’re invited to be part of the audience. Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by Burlington garage rock band Apartment 3 on Friday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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We're recording our next Live From The Fort concert and you’re invited to be part of the audience! Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by The NEKTones on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

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For the April edition of Live From The Fort, Tyler Daniel Bean perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the March edition of Live From The Fort, Michael Chorney & Hollar General performs live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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For the February edition of Live From The Fort, the Dave Keller Band performs live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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In the first edition of Live From The Fort in the new year, Iron Eyes Cody performs live from the VPR studios.

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VPR's Live from the Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. This mixtape is a look-and-listen back of the bands who stopped by and those whom we recorded at a couple of different nearby musical festivals this past year!

Through music and casual conversation, Live From The Fort aims to connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

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